Values and Vision: ‘Aspiring to excellence’

The Cedars Academy is an 11 to 18 academy in Birstall that is committed to exacting high standards, raising attainment and demanding creative excellence from its staff and pupils. At the Cedars Academy we are driven to ensure pupil success is at the core of all our work. We provide a vibrant and engaging curriculum which promotes the love of learning, and prepares young people for the next steps in their lives.

We believe that through careful planning and delivering the very best teaching at every stage of their educational journey that pupils at The Cedars Academy will make outstanding progress. We will rigorously check all students are making progress in their learning and intervene decisively to remove any barriers to pupil achievement.

We know that by working hard and aspiring to excellence in all we do, pupils at The Cedars Academy will achieve the best possible outcomes and success. We are ambitious and aspirational for our staff and pupils; we believe passionately that every pupil will succeed and are committed to equality of opportunity.

Jason Smith
Head of Academy


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    Cedars Uniform

    18th August 2015

    Your son/daughter’s new uniform will be ready for collection with the exception of the PE polo shirts 32/33, 34/36 and 46/48 and fleeces in sizes 32/33 and 34/36. Orders can be collected from The Cedars Academy (via Wanlip Lane) between Monday 24th August to Friday 28th August 15 between 9.30 – 3.00pm. We would appreciate… Read more »

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    A Level Results

    13th August 2015

    Longslade Community College celebrate record A Level results before opening in September as The Cedars Academy We are celebrating record A Level results at Longslade Community College today for the last time before the school re-opens as The Cedars Academy. At A2 students achieved the best results in the history of the school: • 99%… Read more »

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    Cedars Opening Ceremony

    23rd July 2015 Read More
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